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Removes the prefix from text.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Text 6.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "Text.RemovePrefix"; Text; Prefix { ; CaseSensitive } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Text The text to check. ">Hello World"
Prefix The prefix to remove. ">"
CaseSensitive Pass 1 to check case sensitive.
Default is 0 for case insensitive.
0 Optional


Returns text.


Removes the prefix from text.

This function works on pure text, so any text style is lost.


Removes prefix:

MBS( "Text.RemovePrefix"; ">Hello World"; ">")

Creates directory and shows error:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("Files.CreateDirectory"; $path)]
If [MBS("IsError")]
    Show Custom Dialog ["Failed to create directory"; MBS("Text.RemovePrefix"; $r; "[MBS] ")]
    Exit Script []
End If

Remove apple:

MBS( "Text.RemovePrefix"; "🍎🍓🍒"; "🍎")

Example result: 🍓🍒

See also

Example Databases

Blog Entries

This function is free to use.

Created 28th February 2016, last changed 31st January 2023

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